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tion of them the Disseni
Objected to in that part which concerned the government of Ire-
land by Mr. Grattan-Speech of Mr. Grattan - ib.
The Catholic committee enters into resolutions—The resolu-
tion of the Catholics- The bill committed Mr. Stewart, of
His explanation of his censure of the attorney-general's proposi-
Parliament adjourned to the 18th of April
A declaration of the tenets and principles of the Catholics-A plan
by the Catholic delegates for ascertaining the individual senti.
A digest of the Popery laws published by Mr. Simon Butler ib.
None of the clubs admit any Catholics
Other resolutions of the sub-committee of Catholics-Catholic
delegates from every part of the kingdom meet in Taylor's-
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lumnies, and thank the friends of their cause-A national
An assembly of the national guard prevented by a proclamation
of government–The growth of defenderism-Old animosities
same description, called Scots - . . ib.
The Catholics petition his majesty—The delegates for presenting
the petition-well received in Belfast- Present the petition at
- . ib.
Mr. Grattan proposes an amendment •
Mr. Grattan's amendment passes without a division-Mr. W,
B. Ponsonby 'moves for a parliamentary reform-Supported
Mr. Grattan moves for a committee to inquire into the abuses of
the constitution and government-Mr. Corry proposes an
in a hearth money reduction bill . . . ib.
Mr. Hobart presents the petition of the Roman Catholics to the
house . . . . - - - ib.
Moves for leave to bring in a bill for further relief, &c. Leave
granted with only two dissenting voices - , 69
tan moves for an address for the reform of parliament ib,
Precautions for securing the established church and state, the bill
committed Mr. Grattan always the sincere friend of the Ca-
Mr. George Knox moves, that a clause be admitted in the com-
mittee empowering Catholics to sit in parliameni-Seconded
Explanation of a place bill as proposed-Reform of parliament
lost by the people—A list of boroughs and their proprietors.
The corporation of Dublin uppose the admission of Catholics
into the guilds The Catholics calumniated-tiesolutions of
the Catholicis of Wexford, note - - ib.
The rev. Mr. Butler's character–The militia men considered
by the peasantry as the green linnets-Some Protestant gen-
Attor for a libel, &c.
Attorney general files an information against A. Hamilton Row-
the ceneral issue
Creation of a third secretary of state for the duke of Portland,
Catholic emancipation adopted by the British cabinet upon the
acceptance of the duke of Portland of a place in the cabinet-
Lord Fitzwilliam goes to Ireland with full powers-Assertion of
lord Westmoreland on the faith of Mr. Pitt . ib.